The privacy-focused messenger, Signal, is experiencing record growth, partly due to WhatsApp's changes, its usage in the Hong Kong protests, and Elon Musk promoting it. To better engage with their users, many of which are new, they held an AMA on Reddit to answer questions about the app.
As part of Cloudflare’s Zero Trust week, the company announced the beta of a new service called Browser Isolation. The service enables companies using Cloudflare for Teams to leverage its network to safely browse sites in the cloud but render web pages locally via Google Chrome.
Google Analytics 4 (GA4) replaces the apps and web beta property. This newest version of Google Analytics combines data streams from websites, iOS apps, and Android apps for a more complete view of customer behavior on your properties.
The tool promises secure connections between workspaces without adding extra seats to a subscription plan. The new features debuted at the Slack Frontiers 2020 conference.
Cloudflare's 188.8.131.52 VPN has an unlimited and faster option called WARP+. The company allows WARP+ subscriptions to be used on up to five devices.
First announced in April 2020, Cloudflare has finally released beta versions of its 184.108.40.206 VPN with WARP for macOS and Windows. The VPN service also includes support for 220.127.116.11 for Families, which blocks malware and adult sites.
The $4.99 per month VPN protects up to 5 Android and PC devices, with iOS, Mac, and Linux versions promised soon. Mozilla partnered with Mullvad VPN and WireGuard for this comprehensive security coverage.
The best way for remote workers to prevent family members from being too loud and interrupting video and phone conference calls is to use smart lights around your home. This solution works with HomeKit, Amazon Alexa, and Google Nest smart home platforms.
Ookla ended beta testing of its Speedtest VPN and added a $4.99/mo unlimited data plan. The newest release now supports iPadOS in addition to iOS and Android.
Users of the Chrome browser will no longer be able to view FTP directories or download files from FTP servers.
A new version of the Speedtest app for iPhone and iPad includes a preview version of its free VPN service.
Feedly debuted a major upgrade to its content discovery and reading app. The new Pro+ account uses its Leo AI technology to surface content based on interest and usage, and includes deduplication and mute filters.
The cloud-based backup service for consumers and businesses, Carbonite, was bought by OpenText, an enterprise information management company for $1.42 billion.
Ubiquiti Networks updated its AmpliFi consumer Wi-Fi routers to support VPN connections. The new feature is called Teleport and it enables iOS and Android devices to securely connect to home networks.
Backblaze released version 7.0 of its popular online backup app for Windows and Mac. The new version now supports saving version history for up to one year or forever.
The 18.104.22.168 app by Cloudflare has been updated with a plug-n-play VPN that automatically secures mobile traffic on smartphones. It’s currently available in Google Play and the App Store.
Google Alerts is a free and useful tool that can help you stay up-to-date with current events related to a particular topic. Unfortunately, it also includes low-quality and unwanted sites in its results. This article shows you how to exclude low-quality sites so you never have to see them again.